News on lab-developed tests and emerging diagnostic technologies.
Genetic Analysis Inks Distribution Deal for Microbiome Testing Platform in the Balkans
Genetic Analysis currently offers the GA-map Dysbiosis Test, which assesses differences in the bacterial 16S rRNA gene to identify predetermined targets.
IMBdx, AstraZeneca Expand Prostate Cancer Liquid Biopsy Partnership
Following an evaluation of the Korean firm's test, the two companies are partnering to increase awareness among clinicians and patients.
Lyric, Concert Genetics Partner to Improve Genetic Testing Claims Payment Accuracy
Through the partnership, Concert's genetic testing payment module will be made available through Lyric's claim editing software.
Abbott, Hologic, Becton Dickinson Secure FDA Clearances in May
The clearances granted in May by the US Food and Drug Administration include a laboratory instrument system, respiratory disease panels, and MRSA detection software.
CMS Contractor Novitas Rescinds Coverage for Multiple Cancer Genetic Tests
Novitas reviewed, analyzed, and published literature for a variety of genetic oncology tests and highlighted several that it claims are not medically reasonable or necessary.